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howto:preview_fits_images_with_rts2-xmlrpcd [2009/08/30 09:33]
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howto:preview_fits_images_with_rts2-xmlrpcd [2013/06/13 00:00] (current)
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 ===== Prerequisites ===== ===== Prerequisites =====
 +  * Update your RTS2 source tree to the latest revision (e.g. 6216). ​
  
- * Update your RTS2 source tree to the latest revision (e.g. 6216).  +  ​* Add to your rts2.ini the lines
- +
- * Add to your rts2.ini the lines+
 <code bash> <code bash>
  ​[xmlrpcd]  ​[xmlrpcd]
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 </​code>​ </​code>​
  
- * If not existent create in the root directory / of your system the directory named ''/​images''​+  ​* If not existent create in the root directory / of your system the directory named ''/​images''​.
  
- * Copy an example FITS file, preferably created with RTS2, to  ''/​images</​code>​''​+  ​* Copy an example FITS file, preferably created with RTS2, to ''/​images''​.
  
- * Connect to the postgres database and add a username, password to the table ''​users'',​ e.g.+  ​* Connect to the postgres database and add a username, password to the table ''​users'',​ e.g.
 <code bash> ​ insert into users values ('​USERNAME',​ '​SECRETPASSWORD',​ NULL, '​name@example.com',​ 1);</​code>​ <code bash> ​ insert into users values ('​USERNAME',​ '​SECRETPASSWORD',​ NULL, '​name@example.com',​ 1);</​code>​
 + 
 +===== (Pre-)view the FITS images =====
 +{{ howto:​preview.jpg?​200|The preview seen in the browser.}}
 +  * Start the daemon interactively with <​code>​rts2-xmlrpcd ​ -i</​code>​
 +  * To preview the images enter the URL ''​http://​your.system.tld:​8889/​preview/​images''​ into a browser, (for an example see [[http://​petr:​test@bootes2.rts2.org:​8889/​preview/​images/​|Bootes2]]).
 +  * To view the images click on the thumbnail.
 +
 +===== Security ​ =====  ​
 +''​rts2-xmlrpcd''​ maps a browser request, e.g. ''​http://​your.system.tld::​8889/​preview/''​ to the root directory /
 +trying to display all but only files with the extension ''​.fits''​. That implies that the directory structure of the system and all FITS images therein are exposed to public view.
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